Consultations in Liver Disease, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323548854, 9780323548861

Consultations in Liver Disease, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, Volume 21-4

1st Edition

Authors: Steven Flamm
eBook ISBN: 9780323548861
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323548854
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd November 2017
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Description

Consultations of Gastroenterology practitioners are frequently sought for many complex issues relating to acute and chronic liver disease. Many of the disease entities are uncommon and complicated in scope. Liver disease may occur in the setting of other chronic medical conditions and involve other organ systems, with recommendations for diagnostic strategies and therapeutic approaches somewhat challenging. Serious consequences are often the rule with misdiagnosed or inadequately treated liver disease. Dr. Flamm has provided a framework for approaching consultation for common liver-related problems for the gastroenterology practitioner. Articles are devoted to the following topics: Common Findings and Interpretation for the Clinician; Genetic Testing in Liver Disease: What to Order and When; Acute Liver Failure; Liver Disease in Oncology Patients; Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis: What the Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist Needs to Know; An Update on the Treatment and Follow up of Patients with PBC; Wilson’s Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow Up; Follow Up of the Post-Liver Transplantation Patient: A Primer for the Practicing Gastroenterologist; Liver Disease in Patients on Total Parenteral Nutrition; Treatment Strategies in NAFLD: What’s Coming; Resistance Testing in Chronic HCV; and HCV genotype 3: Treatment Approach and Natural History.


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Copyright:
© Elsevier 2017
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Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323548861
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323548854

About the Authors

Steven Flamm Author

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine and Surgery Medical Director, Liver Transplantation, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL